Clarissa; or, The history of a young lady, Volume 6

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Gebruikersrecensie  - tess_schoolmarm - www.librarything.com

This was an 18th century story of Clarissa Harlowe, a young girl, who rather than be forced by her family to marry a man she despises, is aided in running away by a real scoundrel. This book is ... Volledige review lezen

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Gebruikersrecensie  - michaelm42071 - LibraryThing

In Clarissa, Richardson solves certain technical problems coming from the letter form, one being the limited point of view and limited consciousness of the single letter-writer evident in Pamela. In ... Volledige review lezen

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Pagina 403 - OH THAT I were as in months past, as in the days when God preserved me; When his candle shined upon my head, and when by his light I walked through darkness...
Pagina 403 - As I was in the days of my youth, when the secret of God was upon my tabernacle; When the Almighty was yet with me, when my children were about me; When I washed my steps with butter, and the rock poured me out rivers of oil...
Pagina 295 - A horrid hole of a house, in an alley they call a court ; stairs wretchedly narrow, even to the first-floor rooms : and into a den they led me, with broken walls, which had been papered, as I saw by a multitude of tacks, and some torn bits held on by the rusty heads. The floor indeed was clean, but the ceiling was smoked with variety of figures, and initials of names, that had been the woeful employment of wretches who had no other way to amuse themselves.
Pagina 305 - ... with me would be a good excuse. She was sitting on the side of the broken couch, extremely weak and low ; and I observed, cared not to speak to the man : and no wonder; for I never saw a more shocking fellow, of a profession tolerably genteel, nor heard a more illiterate one...

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